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Drawing, Stories of Jove, 1803

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1803 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash over traces of graphite on cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

Its dimensions are

22.6 x 34.7 cm (8 7/8 x 13 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed on recto: giove alatato dalla capra amaltea; giove e Giunone; venere marte; netuno; pluto proserpina; volcano che insegna per far scudi li strali; apollo; vesta; minerva; cerere; diana; giove anfitrono Alcmena; Giove in serpe proserpina; giove con semele; Giove e Ganimede; Giove in diana calisto; Giove cigno in Leda il campo sara il fiume eurota; giove toro europa; Giove toro europa; Giove in oro e Dane; Giove satiro antiope; Giove e astre; Giove nimosina. Inscribed on verso: Giove e Giunone; venere marte; netuno; plutone; vulcano; apollo; vesta; minerva; cerere; diana; anfitrone; semele; europa; diana calisto; leda; ganimede; Dane; antiope; astrea; Proserpina; Eginia; Nimosina

Cite this object as

Drawing, Stories of Jove, 1803; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash over traces of graphite on cream laid paper; 22.6 x 34.7 cm (8 7/8 x 13 11/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-3477

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